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Our director Melissa Wilson is moving on to a new role in our host DHB. She starts her new role as General Manager, Strategy and Change, Auckland DHB today, 2 November.

Melissa is known for her excellent work leading Safekids Aotearoa through a transformation process and prior to that as Director of the Child Cancer Network.

Melissa will continue to lead the Safekids team until end of December 2020 while the Child Health Directorate recruit for the role.

The Director, Safekids Aotearoa, role is being advertised on Auckland Health Jobs and Seek.